Marc Jacobsen is a Senior Fellow at The Arctic Institute. His research and writing mainly focus on Arctic politics and strategies of the Nordic countries, with a particular focus on Denmark and the emerging opportunities and challenges to the Danish-Greenlandic relationship. Marc is also a PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen’s Political Science Department, where he researches the dynamics of sustainability, identity, and rights change in the Arctic.
Marc Jacobsen is author of ‘The Power of Collective Identity Narration: Greenland’s Way to a more Autonomous Foreign Policy (2009-2015),’ published in Arctic Yearbook, and a coming book chapter titled ‘Setting the scene in Nuuk: introducing the cast of characters in Greenlandic foreign policy narratives’ (co-authored w. Ulrik Pram Gad). Together with Managing Director Victoria Hermann, he is currently also editing a special issue of POLITIK about ‘Arctic International Relations in a Widened Security Perspective’ (no. 3, 2017).
Marc holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from University of Westminster and a Master’s degree in Political Communication and Management from Copenhagen Business School. The former focused broadly on Arctic security discourses since 1945, while the latter was written on Greenland’s foreign affairs since 2009.